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      What did you do to your car today?

      Jared, just do everyone a favor and shut the hell up about AWD. Your uninformed OPINION is misleading at best and downright wrong at times and frankly itís getting old hearing you post the same tired...
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      Tons of people had problems with the IPD...

      Tons of people had problems with the IPD diaphragm tearing prematurely. A quick search of VS will show that itís not worth installing.

      The forge piston-type CBV is the most durable upgrade.
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      What did you do to your car today?

      Running the cables inside the car is easy enough once you pull the rear seat and fold the rear carpet up off the floor.

      The awd rear suspension makes the routing outside of the car a pain, but...
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      Same here. I use a LELink Bluetooth code reader...

      Same here. I use a LELink Bluetooth code reader with the ďCar ScannerĒ app on my car. LELink is inexpensive on Amazon and the app is free.

      Hereís the link to the scanner ...
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      What did you do to your car today?

      https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191028/dd1da71d2cf387ef4f9d98228dca23dc.jpg

      This weekend I did new rear pads and rotors, plus parking brake cables and shoes. The parking brake cables are pretty...
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      Despite the widespread belief that these cars...

      Despite the widespread belief that these cars have 2 fuel pumps, itís not quite that simple. They have a traditional electronic pump on the passenger side and an ďejectorĒ as itís called in Volvo...
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      I would absolutely suggest installing new hoses...

      I would absolutely suggest installing new hoses ASAP - rubber or braided. After a close inspection, failure was bound to happen at some point. Both hoses had numerous points where the hose was...
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      Yeah, to the best of my knowledge it was...

      Yeah, to the best of my knowledge it was original. Hereís the actual split when I removed the hose:

      https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191014/8fb56565237adea166b1a2edca9c7989.jpg

      New hoses went...
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      Yesterday I got to experience what a brake hose...

      Yesterday I got to experience what a brake hose failing while stopping the car feels like...!

      The rear passenger hose gave up right near where it meets the caliper.
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      Dasgaswolf's 2000 V70 R - 'Heidi'

      Stoptech sells a complete (bolt-on) big brake kit that has the caliper pistons sized to work with the stock hydraulic proportioning. Itís expensive, but the quality is unmatched.

      I custom-made my...
    11. Awesome, enjoy the new ride! Congrats on the...

      Awesome, enjoy the new ride!

      Congrats on the sale Rich.
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      Cool, thatís good to know. Nice one Will

      Cool, thatís good to know. Nice one Will
    13. Was wondering who originally built it - Dan does...

      Was wondering who originally built it - Dan does nice work, seems like a great car for someone to rescue
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      Is anyone here going to Swedish Car Day? Iíll...

      Is anyone here going to Swedish Car Day?

      Iíll be there in my R!
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      Have you checked for voltage drop or excess...

      Have you checked for voltage drop or excess resistance in the charging system/battery cables? The 99/00 cars are notorious for having excess resistance in those cables over the years and the low...
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      [emoji23] just order them from EuroSport Tuning -...

      [emoji23] just order them from EuroSport Tuning - I got mine there years ago and they donít have the orange reflectors
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      Venetian Red 2000 V70R AWD Being Brought Back!

      I think silver wheels look great against Venetian but I may be biased [emoji2369]

      https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190617/41ebe26ed9875655c6135664fca29407.jpg

      Volans are a great choice,...
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      Thanks! I like the juxtaposition of Porsche...

      Thanks! I like the juxtaposition of Porsche brakes and STI wheels on a Volvo [emoji23]



      The calipers are from eBay, the caliper brackets are custom machined to my design by a friend, rotors...
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      What did you do to your car today?

      I took advantage of some free time and the nice weather this past weekend to get my front big brake kit installed, and did a little bit of ďwhile Iím in thereĒ work too:

      I started the project by...
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      From one Venetian owner to another, your wagon is...

      From one Venetian owner to another, your wagon is looking great!!
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      Iíll pm you

      Iíll pm you
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      I have an oem drivers side jewel if you want it

      I have an oem drivers side jewel if you want it
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      I donít think the CBV is your main issue based on...

      I donít think the CBV is your main issue based on the cars ability to make boost with the wastegate actuator disabled.

      But just as an FYI, the ipd one is fairly prone to tearing the diaphragm....
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      The oil weep hole in the IC isn't a concern from...

      The oil weep hole in the IC isn't a concern from a boost standpoint unless it is damaged.
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      Okay, at least Iím not the only one who was...

      Okay, at least Iím not the only one who was thinking it [emoji23]
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      Eibach Pro-Alignment camber bolts - $20

      Iím selling a brand-new set of Eibach Pro-Alignment camber bolts for $20 plus shipping. I bought them and donít need them anymore. These should fit all P2 chassis cars: S60s, V70s, XC70s, S80s etc. ...
    27. Whiteblock oil pressure sensor adapters - $25 shipped

      Iím selling two (2) brand new adapters to add an aftermarket oil pressure or oil temperature gauge and maintain use of the stock oil level warning light. This should fit all models from the 850 to...
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      Long cranking times are usually related to a...

      Long cranking times are usually related to a couple things, typically not the MAF sensor. I do have a spare MAF Iíd let go for cheap if you wanted it, although I donít think itís your issue.

      Make...
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      What did you do to your car today?

      FWD conversion is lame, not to mention needing to redo literally everything behind the front subframe, which isnít exactly a simple proposition.

      AWD, even with average tires, is way better than...
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      Thanks man, I think your wagon is just as clean!...

      Thanks man, I think your wagon is just as clean! I donít have that exact lip anymore (it ended up broken into a few pieces) but I got another similar one that Iíll hopefully get installed sooner than...
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